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York

Code UCL515034 (UCL)
People 2,387
Male 1,184
Female 1,203
Median age 46
Families 664
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,223
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $856
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,408
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People York % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,387 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,184 49.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,203 50.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 99 4.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,387 people in York (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.1% of the population.

Age York % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 123 5.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 159 6.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 160 6.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 135 5.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 84 3.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 92 3.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 97 4.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 120 5.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 164 6.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 154 6.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 186 7.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 186 7.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 229 9.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 153 6.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 145 6.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 101 4.2 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 60 2.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 40 1.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in York (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.8% of the population.

Registered marital status York % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,020 52.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 57 2.9 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 211 10.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 137 7.1 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 518 26.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in York (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 52.5% were married and 13.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status York % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in York (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status York % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 878 52.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 170 10.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 611 36.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status York % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in York (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education York % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 24 3.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 198 31.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 1.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 1.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 95 15.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 1.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 5.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 24 3.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 218 35.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 623 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In York (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.2% were in primary school, 16.8% in secondary school and 9.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses York % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth York % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,777 74.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses York % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 531 24.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 198 9.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 142 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,324 60.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), 60.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses York % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) York % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment York % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 532 53.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 320 32.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 76 7.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 65 6.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 993 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 993 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in York (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 53.6% were employed full time, 32.2% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked York % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 121 13.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 94 10.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 107 11.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 130 14.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 401 43.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in York (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status York % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in York (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation York % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses York % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes York % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 442 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,030 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 856 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in York (Urban Centres and Localities) was $442.

Travel to work, top responses York % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work York % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,312 67.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 537 27.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 207 10.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 538 27.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours York % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 244 12.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 454 23.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 287 14.8 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 327 16.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in York (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.8% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition York % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 347 52.2 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 208 31.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 104 15.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in York (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.3% were couple families with children, 52.2% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents York % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In York (Urban Centres and Localities) 21.0% of single parents were male and 79.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes York % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,962 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,957 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,957 and those without children was $1,962.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families York % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 73 13.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 3.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 93 16.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 84 15.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 42 7.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 139 25.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 26 4.7 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 78 14.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 13.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 16.8% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type York % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 943 80.4 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 230 19.6 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), 80.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure York % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 872 92.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 47 5.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 13 1.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in York (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.5% were separate houses, 5.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms York % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 34 3.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 184 19.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 415 44.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 290 30.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 2.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 19.5% had 2 bedrooms and 44.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure York % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 369 39.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 321 34.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 209 22.2 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 1.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 3.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in York (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.2% were owned outright, 34.1% were owned with a mortgage and 22.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition York % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 652 69.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 269 28.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 2.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 69.2% were family households, 28.6% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income York % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.4% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments York % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 8.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments York % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 10.2 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles York % Western Australia % Australia %
None 43 4.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 353 37.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 341 36.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 175 18.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 30 3.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics York % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 98 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 60 61.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 38 38.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in York (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 98 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 60 (or 61.2%) were male and 38 (or 38.8%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics York % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 924 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $924.

Mortgage and rent York % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In York (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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